The light at the end of the tunnel does not appear to be getting any brighter in terms of getting cruise ships into Kaikoura more regularly.
Calling local performers of all ages and sizes . . . this is your chance to register your interest in one of the community highlights of the year.
When Pat Vincent lost her grandson, Josh, to cancer in 2007, she wanted desperately to help make a difference in the lives of young people suffering in similar situations.
Kaikoura is definitely a high achiever if receiving accolades is anything to go by, particularly in the field of tourism.
Because of a poorly timed change in weather on Sunday, Carols in the Park organisers were forced to postpone the event at the last minute.
The last Grasskarts Club event of 2013 will be held this Sunday at the South Bay soccer grounds, next to the racecourse.
The Kaikoura Volunteer Fire Brigade was kept busy on Saturday with two callouts
Two men who were found dead after their boat capsized in Kaikoura last Tuesday were mates who went fishing together almost every day
About 50 cyclists of all ages made the most of the fabulous weather on Sunday afternoon to officially check out stage two of the Kowhai trail.
It has been a pretty successful rugby season for Kaikoura fly-half Myles Hamilton - not only has he been named Kaikoura senior player of the year but he has also picked up an award from his first season with the Tasman under-20 squad.
Project Kaikoura's annual garden competition is over for another year and it is time to go and admire the winning entries.
He has a wealth of good ideas and is raring to get more exposure for Kaikoura both domestically and internationally.
The Girl Guide and Scouts motto is "Be Prepared", and it is just as well, as a group of local girl guides found on a recent excursion with Trees for Travellers co-ordinator Lorraine Diver.
Children all across the district have more of an understanding about emergency services after the St John Safe Kids programme was rolled out for the first time in Kaikoura.
It was certainly a rural school pet show at Lynton Downs School on Monday morning, with plenty of sheep being brought in for the day.
The community of Kaikoura is almost totally reliant on tourism for its survival, yet that could all be in jeopardy with the arrival of oil giant Anadarko
Two men who were found dead after their boat capsized on Tuesday were mates who went fishing together almost every day
One man's junk is another man's treasure, and one couple is hoping to turn their fondness for fossicking into a business.
The body has been found of a second man missing on the Kaikoura coast.
A man is dead and his boating companion is missing after the boat they were in capsized near Kaikoura yesterday morning.
Fatal road smashes involving trucks are costing tens of millions of dollars a year, with truckies at fault in only a third of them.
The Kaikoura community sent a clear message about deep-sea drilling to the Government yesterday - no matter how small the risk, the consequences are just too great.
The long-awaited public meeting between the Kaikoura community and government agencies to discuss deep-sea oil and gas exploration will be held later today.
Up to a hundred people gathered at the Boulder Bank lighthouse on Saturday to protest against Anadarko's search for deep sea oil
Three truck crashes in the past week near Kaikoura is "a little bit too much" say emergency services
No changes are proposed to the Kaikoura electorate boundaries for next year's election.
The crew of a tiny sailing boat will be doing their best to thwart Anadarko's drilling plans today.
Nelsonians are being asked to protest deep sea oil drilling "so loud it will be heard in Texas."
Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray said while the move to Clifford Bay might have had a positive impact for Kaikoura, he was not going to lose any sleep over the decision.
A blaze that destroyed the inside of a 110-year-old building in Kaikoura was caused by towels catching fire in a clothes dryer.
It was the end of an era on Sunday at the Mayfair Theatre as the last 35mm film was screened before the switch to digital.
Monitoring at Canterbury swimming sites is about to get under way again.
Texas petrol giant Anadarko did little to calm community fears last week when it failed to front at a public meeting called to discuss planned oil exploration in the Tasman Sea, offshore from Raglan.
Now that the frosts are (hopefully) behind us, now is a great time to grab your plant from Mitre 10
Campaigners against deep-sea oil drilling off the Kaikoura coast are growing increasingly impatient
Plane enthusiasts are warmly invited to the Kaikoura Aero Club this weekend to watch the Alpine Rally.
They are usually the unsung heroes of sports clubs, and are relied upon particularly in small communities to keep clubs afloat.
A public meeting with ministry officials over deep-sea oil drilling has taken another twist
Protest against Texan oil giant Anadarko
A crowd turned up to the Kaikoura wharf to show their support for the crew of the Tiama
The community of Kaikoura is coming to terms with the loss of Pete Manning, who fell to his death earlier this week
A tramper who fell 300 metres to his death was 53-year-old Kaikoura man Peter Manning.
Texas petrol giant Anadarko did little to calm community fears when it failed to front at a public meeting called to address planned exploratory oil drilling offshore from Raglan.
There will be a collection for Diabetes New Zealand next Monday, November 11, at New World Kaikoura.
Not many people can say they moved to Kaikoura to be a part of a larger community
A boat making its way up the coast of New Zealand on its way to join a protest flotilla off the coast of Taranaki is planning to stop in Kaikoura on Monday.
A film-maker is interested in making a documentary about the Kaikoura community's campaign against deep-sea oil.
As usual the crowds flocked in their thousands to the picturesque seaside racecourse for a flutter or just to relax
The Kaikoura trotting club race day looks set to put the town on the map with 6000 punters already soaking up the atmosphere.
There is a strong local flavour to the fields for Monday's Kaikoura race meeting.